Reports and Presentations
November 25, 2019
Report generates from the 86th Texas Legislative Session Rider 87.
November 19, 2019
This report describes the amount of general revenue used by local mental health authorities in fiscal year 2019 to draw down additional federal funds through the 1115 Texas Medicaid Transformation Waiver.
October 31, 2019
This report documents the number of youth formerly in foster care who do not renew their Medicaid and therefore do not maintain continuous health coverage until age 26 and includes recommendations to improve the rate of youth formerly in foster care who maintain continuous health care coverage.
October 24, 2019
The Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman (Office) is independent within HHSC. Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit assisted living facilities (ALFs) and advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in ALFs in state fiscal year 2018, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.
October 17, 2019
The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman is independent within the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit nursing and assisted living facilities to advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in nursing and assisted living facilities in state fiscal years 2017-18, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.
September 9, 2019
The Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2020-2021 biennium is submitted in accordance with Executive Order RP-42 (Appendix A). The executive order established key mandates to direct the ATW initiative and state leaders on policy planning for older Texans. The executive order also instructs the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee to guide and support state leadership on aging-related matters and requires Texas Health and Human Services Commission to develop a biennial working plan to identify and discuss aging policy issues, guide state government readiness, and promote increased community preparedness for the aging Texas population.
August 29, 2019
Texas Government Code Section 531.0999 added by Senate Bill (S.B.) 578, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017, requires the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to develop a comprehensive action plan to increase access to and availability of professional health services to prevent veteran suicides in Texas.
August 28, 2019
Provides information on the State Opioid Response grant received from SAMHSA and the implementation and goals of these funds through the Texas Targeted Opioid Response program.
April 2, 2019
This report represents the considered input and views of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. The information contained in this document was discussed and voted upon at regularly scheduled meetings in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.
February 4, 2019
This report examines the frequency of pregnancy-related depression among women with a Medicaid-paid delivery, the frequency of pregnancy-related depression screening by Medicaid and Women's Health providers, the utilization of services and onset of treatment for pregnancy-related depression, and Medicaid costs during fiscal year 2016.